The health and safety of all of our students, their families and our community is of paramount importance. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all C.N.G.K. events have been postponed. During this time, the Senseis have provided alterntive options for training from home. Please contact your Sensei for more information.
We strongly encourage you to continue to train. The positive holistic qualities of Goju Ryu Karate-Do are so beneficial for the mind, body and spirit of all students. This can be a wonderful opportunity to explore aspects of your training with a new perspective. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions. We wish you all the best and good health!
The business of karate Recently, I came across an old goju-ryu karate manual that was published in 1982. The author was a Canadian man; a Nidan who had trained for 15 years at the time the book was published. The book is filled with high quality photographs of kata moves. It’s quite thorough; with each kata sequence recorded frame by frame, along with a detailed description of each block and strike. In a time before Youtube, a book like this would be the only way for someo
Chief Adjudicator, Kyoshi J Purdy, and C.N.G.K. Head Instructors held the semi-annual Black Belt Grading in Elora, on Saturday, June 3rd. Successful candidates included Sensei Barbara Lamble (Head Instructor, Elora) and Sensei Tom Cako (Head Instructor, Guelph) who both received Godan (5th degree black belt) rank. It was an honour for students to witness their instructors receive this outstanding achievement. Kyoshi J Purdy talked about the training time and teaching time